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China's long and winding new Silk Road

Analysts say the mega project will be tough to implement and faces many hurdles

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HIGHER OBJECTIVE: A diplomat says One Belt, One Road is mainly a domestic matter - a catch-all slogan that is part of a much bigger political agenda.

Beijing

FOR centuries, the Silk Road which linked Asia to Europe carried Chinese goods and civilisation to the rest of the world. The concept has now been given a second life and for the past year what has now been dubbed as the "One Belt, One Road" policy is on every Chinese official's